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Quwat-ul-Islam: Pillars

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Quwat-ul-Islam: Pillars
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Delhi Sultanate;architecture;interior
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: These pillars, used in the 12th century to construct a mosque, come from a Hindu temple demolished by the Muslims: simply used after they destroyed the representations of Hindu deities which had been carved on the shafts. Probably date from the 8th or 9th Century.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1973


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